Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1194593

Southern Cornstalk Borer Moth
Diatraea crambidoides

Observation date: May 05, 2018
Date notes: Captured for identification 05/05/2018 ≈21:30 EST
Submitted by: Peter Homann
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Rested on black light illuminated house wall in the evening. Identification by DNA barcoding BOLD-3MQT9GYW7 (match with 2 Diatraea grandiosella disregarded because they are uncertifed specimens and that species lacks the two narrow gray bands across the forewings). Length of moth ≈18mm.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: November 14, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Leon County